Contact information

Email: asia.iqbal@uvas.edu.pk
Cell: 0333-0542410

Assistant Professor

M.Sc.  (PU), Ph. D (PU)


Dr. Asia Iqbal has been working in the Department of Wildlife and Ecology since January 2017. She has completed her M.Sc.  and Ph.D. degrees from Department of zoology, University of the Punjab, Lahore. She is a zoologist. Her core area of specialization is developmental biology. Her doctoral research was aimed at exploring the developmental defects induced by losartan “An Antihypertensive agent” in mice.  While her research work in MSc was on “Effects of methyl parathion on embryonic development of chick. She served as Assistant Professor at Zoology Department, Government College Women University Faisalabad from Sep 2013 to Dec 2016. She has produced 2 Ph. D and 12 M.Phil. Students While 3 Ph. D and 3 M.Phil. Students are under her supervision. She has published many international and national papers.

Area of Interest

  1. Congenital anomalies/ Teratology
  2. Toxicity





  1. 37th international Congress of zoology, held in Faisalabad from 28th Feb-2nd ,2017
  2. 1st national conference science for the betterment of humanity held on 5-6th may held at Government Sadiq college for women university Bahawalpur


  1. Latex workshop held on 25-26 April,2017 organized by Department of statics and computer science in collaboration with IT,UVAS
  2. Two day National workshop on Handling and restraining of migratory birds with ticks identification
  3. Workshop on Intellectual Property rights organized by ORIC held at UVAS, Lahore
  4. Training ⁄Symposium
  5. Training on conventional Paraffin impregnation Technique and Haematoxylin &Eosin staining protocol
  6. 6th international fisheries symposium &Expo-2017. Innovative and sustainable Aquaculture for blue revolution
  7. Participation in world Fisheries Day held on 24Nov, 2017 and organized by Department of Fisheries and Aquaculture, UVAS Lahore



  1. Oral presentation in 4th international multidisciplinary research conference on global prosperity through research and development organized by Sarhad university on 9-11 Oct, 2018
  2. Poster presentation in 3rd international conference on Biosciences 2018, held at GC university Lahore on 9th may-11th may.
  3. Oral presentation in 1st international conference on natural sciences organized by faculty of science Dept. at post graduate college Gulberg Lahore.

Workshops ∕Trainings

  1. Participation in one day workshop on laboratory biosafety and biosecurity held on 4th may 2018 at department of wildlife & Ecology
  2. One day international seminar on recent advances in  zoological sciences held on  10th May 2019 at Department of Wildlife & Ecology, UVAS
  3. One day training workshop on Techniques for species conservation and monitoring  held on 20th April,2018,  at Department of Wildlife & Ecology, UVAS
  4. One day hand on training workshop  Real-Time PCR held at   the institute of Biochemistry and Biotechnology on July 10, 20118
  5. One day workshop on Mushroom cultivation held at The Department of Biological Sciences, Lahore On    28th December,2018.
  6. Recycling of domestic waste into organic fertilizer using compost bins organized by Department of Wildlife & Ecology on 23rd Nov, 2018.
  7.  One day Seminar on World fisheries day on 26th Nov, 2018 held by The Department of Fisheries & Aquaculture & U.S Soybean export council (USSEC) at university of veterinary and animal   sciences , Pattoki.


  1. Attended three days training on Andragogical ∕ pedagogical skills from 18th jan to 20 jan,2018 at PHEC staff development academy
  2. Attended on day training workshop on ENDNOTE X7 BASIC organized by of Statics ans computer science in collaboration with information technology center, UVAS. Held 0n 26th june 2018.


  1. Participated in 1st conference on entrepreneurship avenue in biological sciences (NCEB)held on8-9 jan and organized by Dept. of biology Lahore Garrison university.
  2. Participation in World wildlife day organized Punjab Wildlife & Parks Department on 3rd March, 2019.
  3. Intellectual property rights and requirements of patent filing held on 2nd May 2019 at UVAS
  4. Techniques for preservation of museum specimen held on 6th March, 2019 at Department of Wildlife & Ecology, UVAS
  5. Two days hand on training workshop on Sanger sequencing data analysis held from 10th April -11th April, 2019 at Department of Wildlife & Ecology, UVAS Lahore
  6. Basic bioinformatics tools for functional genomics held on 5th july 2019 at Department of Biological Sciences, Lahore.
  7. Reference and citation management using Mendeley held on 14th nov,2019 at Department of Wildlife & Ecology, UVAS, Lahore
  8. One day training workshop on Honey bee farming held at Department of Wildlife & Ecology, UVAS, Lahore
  9. One day training workshop on training of global positioning system(GPS) in Wildlife management held on 28th Dec 2019,at Department Of Wildlife & Ecology, Lahore.
  10. One day training workshop on Mushroom cultivation technique held on 29th Nov, 2019 at Department Biological Sciences, UVAS, Lahore
  11. One day seminar on world fisheries day held on 21st November, 2019 at Department of Fisheries and Aquaculture, University of Veterinary and Animal Sciences. Lahore.
  12. One day seminar on Botanical garden-living laboratory of research and recreation held on 12th Jan , 2019 at Department Biological sciences, University of Veterinary and Animal Sciences. Lahore.
  13. One day seminar on Environmental health challenges in Pakistan probing the solution held on 4th April, 2019 at Department of Wildlife & Ecology, UVAS, Lahore.
  14. One day seminar on Pakistan snow leopard & ecosystem protection program (PSLEP) held at Department of Wildlife & Ecology, UVAS, Lahore, on 23rd April, 2019.
  15. One day seminar on Fish disease & control strategies on 28th Jan at Faculty of Fisheries & Wildlife, UVAS, Lahore on 28th Jan, 2019


  1. One day workshop on snake bite management held on Feb 19, ,2020 at  Department of Wild life & Ecology, UVAS
  2. APPLICATIONS OF CRISPR GENE EDITING TOOL IN ANIMALS, FUNGI & PLANTS” held on 28 Dec ,2020 and organized by Department of Biological sciences ,UVAS, Lahore
  3. Awareness about the novel corona virus and the corona virus disease(covid-19) organized by Faculty of Fisheries and Wildlife  on 11th April 2020
  4. How to manage your references using refworks  on 1st   Dec held  by Higher  education commission
  5. Proquest’s introduction to publishing in Academic journals-part2 held  on 15th Dec organized by Proquest customer experience in partnership with Higher education commission
  6. An online seminar on molecular phylogenetics and its applications   organized by Depart of Biological Sciences held on 29 Dec, 2020.
  7. World fisheries day   on 23 Nov, 2020 organized by Department of Fisheries and Aquaculture, UVAS.
  8. one day seminar on molecular identification of lichens and their role in environmental monitoring organized by Department of Biological sciences and held on 30 Dec, 2020


  1. President Talent scholarship in M.Sc.
  2. Indigenous 5000 scholarship( Batch IV)